God Is Able (Hillsong album)

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God Is Able
Live album by Hillsong Church
Released 5 July 2011
Recorded 7 November 2010
Genre Contemporary worship
Length 1:08:09
Label Hillsong Music Australia
Hillsong Music Australia
Live praise & worship chronology
A Beautiful Exchange
(2010)
God Is Able
(2011)
Cornerstone
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Jesus Freak Hideout 2.5/5 stars[2]

God Is Able is the twentieth album in the live contemporary worship series by Hillsong Church. It was recorded at the Sydney Entertainment Centre in Australia by Reuben Morgan, Darlene Zschech and the Hillsong Worship Team on 7 November 2010. The songwriters include Reuben Morgan, Ben Fielding and Dylan Thomas, Darlene Zschech, Joel Houston, Harrison Wood, Jill McCloghry, Sam Knock, Joel Davies, Jason Ingram and Chris Tomlin. God Is Able debuted at number three on the ARIA Albums Chart.[3] It was nominated at the 43rd GMA Dove Awards for Inspirational Album of the Year.[4] The DVD was recognized at the 2012 ARIA No.1 Chart Awards for spending one week at number one on the Australian chart.[5]

Track listing (CD)[edit]

Song Author Worship Leader Supporting Vocal Duration
Rise Joel Houston Joel Houston Jad Gillies & Sheila Mpofu 6:02
With Us Reuben Morgan & Dylan Thomas Jad Gillies Annie Garratt 4:42
Unending Love Jill McCloghry & Sam Knock Annie Garratt & Jad Gillies Sheila Mpofu 6:21
The Lost Are Found Sam Knock & Ben Fielding Ben Fielding Darlene Zschech, Reuben Morgan, Matt Crocker, & Joel Houston 8:02
God Is Able Reuben Morgan & Ben Fielding Reuben Morgan Darlene Zschech 4:40 / 5:13 (DVD)
The Difference Joel Davies & Ben Fielding Jonathan Douglass (JD) Joel Houston, Sheila Mpofu & Jad Gillies 3:48
Alive In Us Reuben Morgan & Jason Ingram Darlene Zschech Reuben Morgan 4:32
You Are More Harrison J. Wood Chantel Norman Matt Crocker 5:48
Narrow Road Braden Lang Dave Ware Darlene Zschech 4:45
My Heart Is Overwhelmed Dylan Thomas Ben Fielding Darlene Zschech 5:11
Cry Of The Broken Darlene Zschech Darlene Zschech (Solo with Piano, String & Acoustic Accompaniment) None 3:55
Go* Matt Crocker Roman Kasevich, Jad Gillies, & JD Joel Houston 4:24
Awakening* Reuben Morgan & Chris Tomlin Reuben Morgan & Jill McCloghry Darlene Zschech & Dave Ware 6:05

(* = Tracks only on Deluxe CD)

Track listing (DVD/Blu-Ray)[edit]

  1. "Rise"
  2. "The Difference"
  3. "With Us"
  4. "Unending Love"
  5. "Alive In Us"
  6. "Narrow Road"
  7. "My Heart Is Overwhelmed"
  8. "Cry Of The Broken"
  9. "Awakening"
  10. "God In Everything"
  11. "You Are More"
  12. "The Lost Are Found"
  13. "God Is Able"
  14. "Go"
  15. "Yours Forever"

Bonus features[edit]

Acoustic Bonus Songs:

  1. "God Is Able"
  2. "The Lost Are Found"
  3. "My Heart Is Overwhelmed"

Songwriter Interviews:

  1. "Rise" - Joel Houston
  2. "With Us" - Reuben Morgan
  3. "The Lost Are Found" - Ben Fielding
  4. "God Is Able" - Reuben Morgan & Ben Fielding
  5. "The Difference" - Ben Fielding
  6. "Alive in Us" - Reuben Morgan
  7. "Cry of the Broken" - Darlene Zschech
  8. "Awakening" - Reuben Morgan

Acoustic Worktapes:

  1. "Rise"
  2. "With Us"
  3. "Unending Love"
  4. "The Lost Are Found"
  5. "God Is Able"'
  6. "The Difference"
  7. "Alive in Us"
  8. "You Are More"
  9. "Narrow Road"
  10. "My Heart Is Overwhelmed"
  11. "Cry of the Broken"

Personnel[edit]

Extended play[edit]

God is Able EP
EP (Live) by Hillsong Church
Released 26 March 2012
Genre Contemporary worship
Label Hillsong Australia

God Is Able was also issued as a five-track digital EP by Hillsong Music on 26 March 2012, after the album.[6][7]

The EP is available on all digital formats, in all digital stores, and contains four songs and one talk by Hillsong Church's Brian Houston. The songs are studio versions for "God Is Able" and "With Us" with different effects and mixes. The Amazon version includes the live videos for "With Us" and "God Is Able"

Louder Than the Music rated the album four out of five stars, writing that "This EP is a great and a clear indication of how the whole live album will sound. Clearly the album will sound like a classic Hillsong album. Nothing wrong with that!"[8]

EP track listing[edit]

# Song Writer(s) Leader Backing vocal Length
1 "God Is Able (Studio Remix)" Reuben Morgan & Ben Fielding Dave Ware 4:22
2 "Awareness (Talk)" Brian Houston Brian Houston 24:54
3 "God Is Able (Acoustic)" Reuben Morgan & Ben Fielding Matt Crocker Sheila Mpofu 3:21
4 "With Us (No Ambience)" Reuben Morgan & Dylan Thomas Jad Gillies Annie Garratt 3:56
5 "With Us (Acoustic)" Reuben Morgan & Dylan Thomas Matt Crocker Sheila Mpofu 3:39

Charts and certifications[edit]

Chart procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
Awake by Skillet
Billboard Christian Albums number-one album
13 August 2011 – 20 August 2011
Succeeded by
Young Love by Mat Kearney

Spanish Versions[edit]

There is available Spanish Versions from several songs os "A Beautiful Exchange".[16]

Global Project Español

  • "God Is Able" [by Alex Campos]
  • "Unending Love" [by Marcela Gándara & Marcos Witt]
  • "With Us" [by Marco Barrientos]

En Mi Lugar

  • "Rise" [by Toni Romero]
  • "The Lost Are Found" [by Ben Fielding]
  • "God Is Able" [by Reuben Morgan]
  • "Go" [by Matt Crocker]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leggett, Steve. "God Is Able Review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Mabee, Justin (24 July 2011). "Hillsong LIVE, "God Is Able" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. John DiBiase. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discography Hillsong". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Retrieved 21 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "And the Nominees Are... 43rd Annual Dove Award Nominations Announced in Atlanta". GMC TV. 22 February 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "ARIA No.1 Chart Awards Post Event Press Release". Aria.com. 10 August 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "The Song & The Album". Hillsong LIVE. Retrieved 2012-07-16. 
  7. ^ "Video EP". Amazon. Retrieved 2010-07-16. 
  8. ^ Davies, Jono (21 May 2012). "Hillsong - Cornerstone EP". Louder Than the Music. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Hillsong – Live - God Is Able". Australiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  10. ^ "Hillsong – Live - God Is Able". Charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  11. ^ "Hillsong Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Hillsong. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  12. ^ "Hillsong Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Christian Albums for Hillsong. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  13. ^ "Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Digital Albums for Hillsong. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  14. ^ "Best of 2011 Christian Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2011. Retrieved 3 December 2012. 
  15. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2012 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  16. ^ http://www.altar7.com/news/2011/11/01/%C2%ABen-mi-lugar%C2%BB-nuevo-album-de-hillsong-en-espanol/